The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Xilinx products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xilinx over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Xilinx, Inc.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xilinx
Rank 615 638 622
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -16
Contract jobs citing Xilinx 6 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.011% 0.019%
As % of the Vendors category 0.026% 0.025% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £480 - £313
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 - £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £656 - £323
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 - £313
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Median hourly rate £45.50 £41.50 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.63% -6.74%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £41.50 £44.50
% change year-on-year
+9.63% -6.74%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22681 23630 25254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.58% 42.79% 44.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 13879 13869 14919
Median daily rate £420 £400 £382
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 868 981 1214
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.26 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

Xilinx
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Xilinx as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Xilinx Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Xilinx
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Xilinx within the UK.

Xilinx Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Xilinx
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Xilinx within the UK over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Xilinx Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Xilinx
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Xilinx within the UK.

Xilinx Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Xilinx
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xilinx within the UK over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +25 5 £480 - 5
South East +35 1 - - 1
South West +16 1 - - 1
Wales -4 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £260 -
South Wales - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £260 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
Cheshire - 1 - -
Wilmslow - 1 - -
Stafford - 1 £260 -
London - 1 £700 - 1

Xilinx
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Xilinx also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Xilinx.

1 13 (92.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 10 (71.43%) FPGA Design
3 9 (64.29%) VHDL
4 8 (57.14%) Firmware
5 7 (50.00%) Altera
6 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
7 4 (28.57%) Subversion
7 4 (28.57%) C
7 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
8 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
8 3 (21.43%) Degree
8 3 (21.43%) Lattice Semiconductor
8 3 (21.43%) Python
9 2 (14.29%) Mentor Graphics
9 2 (14.29%) QA
9 2 (14.29%) Verilog
9 2 (14.29%) EMC
9 2 (14.29%) Validation
9 2 (14.29%) PVCS
9 2 (14.29%) Actel
9 2 (14.29%) Rapid Prototyping
9 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
9 2 (14.29%) DO-254
9 2 (14.29%) Prototyping
10 1 (7.14%) Digital Signal Processing
10 1 (7.14%) Signal Processing
10 1 (7.14%) Low Latency
10 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
10 1 (7.14%) Quantitative Investing

Xilinx
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Subversion
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) PVCS
3 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
3 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.14%) Electronics
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) FPGA Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Firmware Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Hardware Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Design Engineer
5 3 (21.43%) FPGA Design Engineer
5 3 (21.43%) Hardware Design Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Digital Design Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Digital Hardware Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Embedded Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior FPGA Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (92.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 9 (64.29%) VHDL
3 2 (14.29%) Verilog
4 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
4 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) FPGA Design
2 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) Prototyping
3 2 (14.29%) Rapid Prototyping
3 2 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (7.14%) Data Management
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (7.14%) Investment Management
4 1 (7.14%) Logistics
4 1 (7.14%) Low Latency
4 1 (7.14%) PDM
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.14%) Proprietary Trading
4 1 (7.14%) Quantitative Investing
4 1 (7.14%) Signal Processing
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C
2 3 (21.43%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) DO-254
1 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Altera
2 3 (21.43%) Lattice Semiconductor
3 2 (14.29%) Actel
3 2 (14.29%) EMC
3 2 (14.29%) Mentor Graphics